Joint Workshop “On enhancing technical and investigative skills of the AT investigation unit”

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Joint Workshop “On enhancing technical and investigative skills of the AT investigation unit”

A Joint Workshop on two separate sessions was organized by PAMECA V from the 26 to 28 March 2018 and from the 3 to 5 April 2018 “On enhancing technical and investigative skills of the Antiterrorism investigation unit”. This joint workshop was organized in the framework of Activity 2.1 of Component on Counter Terrorism “Support to strengthen the ASP anti-terrorism department at central and regional level”, particularly Sub-Activity 2.1.3 “On enhancing technical and investigative skills of the AT investigation unit”. The joint workshop was held by Serious Crimes Prosecutor, Mr. Eugen Beci, and attended by a total number of 35 participants representing Albanian State Police, Security Academy, State Intelligence Service and the Defence Intelligence and Security Agency.

Topics and issues discussed during the Workshop encompassed recent legal amendments to the Albanian Criminal Procedure Code and Criminal Code , the national applicable legal framework affecting the procedure of preliminary investigations; cooperation and coordination between counter-terrorism units involved in investigations and Prosecution Office, State Intelligence Service and the Defence Intelligence and Security Agency; monitoring of crime scene and cooperation with the Prosecution Office; practical cases and round-table discussions; the understanding of terrorism-related offences, such as the incitement of hatred and other related offences.